The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/27/2017 at 13:29. Facebook
Along with the engineer in the cockpit, smoking in the cabin, courteous attendants and plenty of legroom, the control tower looks like becoming a relic of aviation’s past
Along with the engineer in the cockpit smoking in the cabin courteous

Virtual airfield control towers promise to be cheaper and safer

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/27/2017 at 11:22. Facebook
The southern Philippines hosts Islamists, Muslim separatists, communists, private posses belonging to local politicians, feuding tribes and gangs of common criminals
The southern Philippines hosts Islamists Muslim separatists communists private p

Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao will not solve its problems

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Rannie C. Agustin
Nicolas Joven
Vasanth Ramani
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/27/2017 at 09:17. Facebook
Until casinos were legalised in December, gambling meant betting on pachinko pinball, lottery tickets and horse, boat and bicycle racing
Until casinos were legalised in December gambling meant betting on pachinko pinball

Many Japanese love gambling but are “emotionally” against casinos

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Nick Armin
Frank Young
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/27/2017 at 07:11. Facebook
Overfishing is bad for fish; it is also, in the long run, bad for those seeking to catch them
Overfishing is bad for fish it is also in the long run

Times are tough for the fishers. They may be tougher for the fish

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/27/2017 at 05:07. Facebook
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/27/2017 at 02:27. Facebook
Unlike his predecessor, Mr Xi was not the head of an established political faction when he took over as general secretary in 2012, so he had to create his own. The new provincial leaders help him do that
Unlike his predecessor Mr Xi was not the head of an established

Xi Jinping is filling top posts with allies—to what end?

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/27/2017 at 00:16. Facebook
All dolphins are threatened by fishing and pollution. But in Hong Kong there is an extra danger: building, and the relentless reclamation of land, including one of the world’s longest bridges and a huge new airport runway
All dolphins are threatened by fishing and pollution But in Hong Kong

Megaprojects are forcing out some of Hong Kong’s most precious residents

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 21:33. Facebook
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 18:38. Facebook
Evolution can select traits that are good for individuals, but bad for the species as a whole
Evolution can select traits that are good for individuals but bad for

For beetles, the battle between the sexes drags down the entire species

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 16:31. Facebook
Beijing offers rewards of up to 500,000 yuan ($70,000) for finding one. On “National Security Education Day” primary-school children are given books on how to recognise agents attempting to sabotage China
Beijing offers rewards of up to 500000 yuan 70000 for finding one

In China spy-catching is a game for everyone

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 14:12. Facebook
The centrepiece of the 67-page document, written by the court’s chief justice is a traipse through a 17-month-long string of declarations, tweets and comments from the president and his advisers which reveal the true motive behind the travel restrictions
The centrepiece of the 67page document written by the courts chief justice

An appeals court deals another blow to Donald Trump’s travel ban

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Say Keng Lee
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 12:04. Facebook
It seems to lack any hint of enforcement mechanisms or consequences for violations; allowing China to appear co-operative and ASEAN to flaunt some progress
It seems to lack any hint of enforcement mechanisms or consequences for

China and ASEAN declare progress in the South China Sea. But a new agreement is less than it seems

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 10:01. Facebook
The militants who previously plagued the state have been pushed back. The new protesters are middle-class civilians, but the Indian government refuses to differentiate
The militants who previously plagued the state have been pushed back The

India’s Kashmir problem is getting worse

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Saeed Ahmed
Tushar Kumar
SAnkhadeep Ghosh
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 08:00. Facebook
Many in the army apparently had no idea that they might have to do some fighting
Many in the army apparently had no idea that they might have to do some fighting

Japan’s government tries to free its soldiers from their pacifist shackles

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 06:49. Facebook
More than half of the fastest-fashion items made are chucked away within a year of production
More than half of the fastestfashion items made are chucked away within

The environmental costs of creating clothes

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Iqbal Waheed
Daniel Lee
Sarah Glyn-Jones
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
yesterday at 03:23. Facebook
Within parliament and without, Israel is drifting rightwards
Within parliament and without Israel is drifting rightwards

Israel’s new politics of religion and illiberalism

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Mark Hugo
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/25/2017 at 23:52. Facebook
Speculators and foreign investors bear some of the responsibility. But more can be explained by simple demand
Speculators and foreign investors bear some of the responsibility But more can

Is Australia’s property market overheating?

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/25/2017 at 20:10. Facebook
An experimental approach to public policy is gaining ground across the world
An experimental approach to public policy is gaining ground across the world

Increasingly, governments are using psychological insights to achieve policy goals

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Pandu Sarijadi
The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/25/2017 at 17:41. Facebook
The secret to reforming prisoners? Treat them like adults
The secret to reforming prisoners Treat them like adults

Prison reform: turning criminals into neighbours

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The Economist, Asia
The Economist, Asia
05/25/2017 at 15:33. Facebook
The ocean nurtures humanity. Humanity treats it with contempt
The ocean nurtures humanity Humanity treats it with contempt

Editorial | The ocean is too big to fail

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